How to get from Glasgow to Dundee

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from Glasgow to Dundee

You can get from Glasgow to Dundee by train, bus or flight.

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To get from Glasgow to Dundee on 26 May we recommend taking a train because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

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09:10AMGlasgow, Buchanan1h45 10:55AMDundee, Seagate Bus Station
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Travel Information to Dundee from Glasgow

distanceDistance64 miles (103 km)
modeAvailable travel modesCoach or train
priceTicket price range£16 - £27
cheapestCheapest modeCoach • £16 • 1 h 45 min
fastestFastest modeTrain • £27 • 1 h 18 min
carriersPopular travel companiesMegabus or Scotrail

Take a coach or train to travel 64 miles (103 km) between Glasgow and Dundee. If speed is a priority, then a train is the best option with an average duration of 1 h 18 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a coach is the best option with prices starting as low as £16. The most popular travel providers which serve this trip are Megabus or Scotrail among others. Travellers can even take a direct coach or train from Glasgow to Dundee.

Travel Tips: Travel from Glasgow to Dundee

Travel to Dundee easily. Whether you want fast, cheap or something entirely different, our travel experts have collected everything you need to know so you can find the best option from Glasgow to Dundee.

There are 2 ways to travel from Glasgow to Dundee including taking a coach or train.

Coach services offer the cheapest way to get from Glasgow to Dundee. Tickets for a coach cost on average £16.

This is compared to other travel options to Dundee:

A coach is £11 less than a train for this journey with tickets for a train from Glasgow to Dundee costing on average £27.

The quickest way to travel from Glasgow to Dundee is by train, which takes on average 1 h 18 min   compared to other travel options that may take you longer to get to your destination:

In comparison, getting to Dundee by coach can take on average 1 h 45 min.

The Glasgow to Dundee distance is approximately 64 miles (103 km).

The average frequency per day from Glasgow to Dundee is:

  • 12 trains per day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your journey from Glasgow to Dundee as scheduled services by coach or train can vary by season or day of the week.

These are the most popular departure and arrival points for travellers from Glasgow to Dundee:

  • Coaches mostly leave from Glasgow, Buchanan Bus Station and tend to arrive in Dundee, Seagate Bus Station.
  • Trains mostly leave from Glasgow Central and tend to arrive in Dundee.

If finding a good deal is your main consideration for your trip from Glasgow to Dundee, then we'll help you find the best value travel companies for you:

  • Travel with Megabus to go to Dundee by coach. For a good deal on tickets, you can find Megabus Glasgow to Dundee tickets on Omio for £16.
  • Scotrail can get you to Dundee by train. You can find a good deal for train tickets with Scotrail from Glasgow to Dundee for £27 on Omio.

Yes, there are direct services available between Glasgow and Dundee with the following travel operators:

  • You'll find direct coaches per day with Megabus.
  • You can travel directly by train with Scotrail with 12 direct trains per day.

Direct services tend to save you time and add more convenience in getting you to Dundee as you won't need to change in between, so it's worth paying attention to before booking your tickets from Glasgow to Dundee.

Many of our customers who book a trip from Glasgow to Dundee often extend their holiday and travel to other popular destinations like Edinburgh, London or Aberdeen. If you’re thinking of adding another destination to your Glasgow and Dundee itinerary, let Omio find you the best connections between Dundee and any of these top destinations today!

Before travelling from Glasgow to Dundee, it’s good to know what ticket you can purchase and how much it will cost in the next 7 days:

  • The price of a coach ticket for this trip is £16 one way on average.
  • The price of a train ticket for this trip is on average £27 one way.

But we recommend booking Glasgow to Dundee tickets online a few months before your planned travel date to score the best deals and save money on your trip.

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